Meet the Team
Jamie Szymonik – The Boss, Personal Trainer, Group TRX Instructor & Nutrition Coach
Jamie is a certified fitness and nutrition pro from the UK. He used to be in the corporate sector with bad posture and aches and pains. He turned his life around and became a fitness lover and he’s never looked back.
He believes that keeping things simple and fun for his clients is key to their success.
In Feb 2018 he opened The Studio Barcelona, where his passion for sharing has grown and keeps on growing. Great music, ambient lighting, beautiful space and challenging programming see his daily classes almost always booked out.
Mark Taylor – Meditation Teacher, Reiki Practitioner
Mark has been practicing various types of meditation for over 15 years which not only gave him balance in his life as as a fashion designer but also gave him insight into how he could apply Buddhist thought to his fast paced city life.
Mark’s unique approach incorporates his understanding of what a modern city lifestyle demands from us and he’ll teach you how to find balance within your city environment.
Lina Ju – Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Instructor
Lina’s from Lithuania and she teaches our magical and calming Dynamic Vinyasa & Slow Candle-lit Flow classes. She’s a dedicated, passionate yogi and has a 200 Hour RYT certification, Ashtanga Vinyasa.
She also runs immersive workshops and retreats in and around Barcelona fusing, yoga, meditation, conscious products & talks with great guest speakers.
Betsy Reed – Yin Yoga Instructor
Betsy’s originally from Wyoming in the USA and she has a RYT200 hour and a RYT500 hour Yin and Sports Yoga certification. Betsy teaches our Relaxing Yin Yoga class and she teaches workshops in deep practice in and around Barcelona.
She is an anatomy geek who grew up playing competitive soccer, racing mountain bikes, hiking, cross-country skiing and spending as much time outdoors as possible.
Lidiya Ber – Acroyoga Instructor
Lidiya teaches our Acroyoga for Beginners classes. She fell in love with Acroyoga in 2012 and after practicing for four years left her Silicon Valley career in software development to share her passion with others.
She has two Acroyoga teacher certifications and is dedicated to helping people find joy, self-empowerment, and fitness through laughter, human connection, movement, and play.